July 10, 2012



OSU names Sandra Woods dean of College of Engineering

Sandra Woods, a former Oregon State University environmental engineer who has led the engineering program at Colorado State University for the past seven years, has been named dean of the OSU College of Engineering. Life@OSU


PhoneGap Day

Friday, July 20, Portland. Part conference, part celebration, expect a fun and informative day packed with people who are using PhoneGap as part of their mobile app development. Meet the PhoneGap team and connect with other PhoneGap developers from IBM, Facebook, and many more. You’ll hear about the latest PhoneGap news and what’s coming next!  It will be a great opportunity to meet people working in the industry and learn about some new technologies. Adobe is offering 10 free tickets to students in the Computer Science program. Details


The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. Details


Tuesday, July 17, 11 am, KEC 1001. “Low-Power Radios for Wireless Body Area Networks” presented by David D. Wentzloff, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Details


Recent job postings on Beaver JobNet

Students must apply through Beaver JobNet to access/apply for the postings. Using their onid accounts, students/alums can log in here: https://oregonstate-csm.symplicity.com/students/. Any issues with Beaver JobNet, contact Cheryl.L.Herring@oregonstate.edu.

System Validation Intern, Intel. Intel Intelligent Systems Validation Team in Oregon is looking for a highly motivated Intern who will have the opportunity to drive validation upstream across multiple environments from pre-silicon, emulation, and post silicon for leading-edge SOC, Processor, and Chipset products. In this position, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: being a team member in a group of highly motivated technical engineers performing system validation (SV) activities on new technologies; working across many functions including silicon/validation architecture, pre-silicon validation, emulation, post-si validation, tools, and HW platforms; working closely with HW teams to develop the next-generation of post-si validation and emulation platforms; developing and executing tests to discover and help to resolve functional issues within the silicon to assure that Intel ships the highest quality products; engaging with the product development teams very early in the design cycle to read and review design documents, and then specifying, generating, and executing tests for new silicon designs. Details

R&D Engineering Student Intern, Hewlett-Packard. The Sensing Systems R&D Lab in Corvallis, OR is looking to host engineering interns in the 2012 calendar year. We are looking for students with backgrounds in either developing and testing MEMS accelerometers and gyros or students interested in contributing to software development kits for our sensors. Internships can vary in length and depend on the availability of the student. You will participate with other members of our R&D teams to drive new technology development, implementation, innovation and cost effective next generation MEMS inertial sensing technologies for our partners and customers. Details

College Engineer/Design Intern, Hewlett-Packard. We advance R&D efforts into HP's newest products and provide manufacturable, high quality solutions. In the R&D lab we don't just dream about the future. We make inventions real. The successful candidate WILL be currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree and have the following qualifications: GPA greater than 3.0; must have completed a minimum of sophomore level engineering/engineering course requirements in his/her respective field if pursuing a Bachelor's degree; have done laboratory work in a chemistry, physics or engineering lab that requires designing of experiments; reporting of experiments following classical formats (e.g. Objective, Background, Experimental Procedure, Analysis, Conclusion/Path forward); strong teamwork and communication skills. Intern is expected to present orally the results of his/her summer project.  Details

Web Developer/Designer, Oregon State University Extended Campus (Ecampus). We are looking for someone who is experienced with HTML5/CSS3/JS/PHP, graphic design and multimedia. You could be an experienced web developer with some design skills, or an accomplished designer with programming skills, or an even split of the two. Desired: A bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or an equivalent amount of training and applied experience. Skilled in web development and graphic design. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent general computer skills and troubleshooting abilities. Details

Analyst Programmer, Oregon State University. This full time, exempt position works collaboratively with other staff on a variety of web initiatives. The primary responsibility of the position is to develop, implement and maintain applications that support the work of the OSU Libraries and Press. The position will provide programming expertise and support for a variety of library systems, mainly web and mobile web applications. Responsibilities: plan,develop, test, implement and document new library software applications; analyze,modify and maintain existing applications, both commercial and open source; lead the work of student programmers; provide direction for and participate in usability testing; develop and plan improvements based on usability testing and user feedback. Details

Software Design Engineer (Core), Hewlett-Packard. HP's Technology Development Organization is seeking experienced Software Engineers to design, develop and deliver the system software solutions associated with HP's new Sensing Business. We are looking for a highly motivated and talented software engineers to join us in pursuing this exciting opportunity for HP, working to create new solutions around innovative micro-electronic machine based sensor technology. As a member of HP's Sensing business R&D organization, you are an integral part of the entire program lifecycle helping to define, develop, and deliver software systems and solutions that, combined with the electronics and mechanical part of the sensor technologies, create highly valuable and unique solutions in the market. Details

SSD Hardware Engineer, Micron Technology. As an SSD Hardware Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc within the NAND solutions group, you will be responsible for taking solid state drives from concept to high volume manufacturing. This will include: feasibility studies, circuit design and simulation, PCB layout, signal and power integrity, first article bring-up, design verification, environmental testing, compliance testing, agency pre-certifications, and design support. This role may present future opportunities for design lead, product lead, or group lead positions. Details

Jobs listed through LinkedIn (these are just a few of the hundreds of jobs listed)

Don’t forget to check out the AfterCollege job site, tailored especially for our EECS students. Sample jobs:

  • Intel Corporation | Software Engineer (Santa Clara, CA); Analog Automation Developer (Santa Clara, CA); System Validation Intern (Folsom, CA); College Intern - Engineering (Folsom, CA); CPU Architect (Hillsboro, OR); Graphics Software Engineer (Santa Clara, CA)
  • UPM Marketing | Senior Software Developer (Beaverton, OR)
  • Northwest Evaluation Association | Information Systems (IS) Delivery Coordinator (Portland, OR)
  • CH2M Hill | Project Controls Specialist (Portland, OR); Data Center Electrical Engineer (Portland, OR); Electrical Engineer - Metals (Pittsburgh, PA); Field Engineer - Summer Internship - Power - (Vineyard, UT); Energy Modeling Lead (Portland, OR); Sr. SharePoint Administrator (Englewood, CO)
  • Marin Software | Optimization Specialist (Chicago, IL); Senior QA Engineer (San Francisco, CA); Senior Software Engineer - ETL, Hadoop (San Francisco, CA); MySQL Database Engineer (San Francisco, CA); Marketing Database Analyst (San Francisco, CA)
  • UTI | Development Manager - UI (Portland, OR); Principal Enterprise Architect (Portland, OR)
  • The Standard | Infrastructure Systems Eng III (Portland, OR)
  • Appirio Inc. | Cloud Management Engineer (Indianapolis, IN); Cloud Management Engineer - Bay Area (San Mateo, CA); Associate Engineer (All Regions, Nationwide)
  • Intentional Software | Software Engineer (Bellevue, WA)
  • CenturyLink | IT Systems Engineer III - Network Analyst (San Antonio, TX); Sr. Software Developer ( Columbus & Dublin, OH)


Want to include an item in this newsletter? Send the info here.